FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — A man who was found dead after a fire broke out in his Fall River apartment on Monday has been identified.
Investigators say the man was 63-year-old Jesse Silvia, Jr. His cause of death is still under investigation.
Crews responded to an active fire at an apartment complex on Rolling Green Drive at about 12:15 p.m. on Monday and made sure the building was evacuated.
The fire was quickly extinguished, but Silvia’s body was found soon thereafter.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.